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An exome sequencing study in Nature Genetics suggests that mutations to chromatin remodeling and ubiquitin ligase complex genes contribute to a subset of endometrial cancer cases. A National Human Genome Research Institute-led group performed whole-exome sequencing on tumor-normal samples from 13 women with endometrial cancer, focusing on an aggressive serous endometrial cancer subtype.

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